The famous Northern Youth Coalition leader and Chief Promoter of quit notice, Yerima Shettima has declared his intention to contest for House if Representatives from Kaduna North district.
Shettima will be running for the position under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Shettima while picking his nomination form at the PDP secretariat in Kaduna on Wednesday said, his decision to contest was informed by the way and manner ‘those who did not struggle for democracy have bastardized the system.’
“Those of us who struggle for this democracy to the point of been incarcerated can no longer watch for democratic value to collapse totally.
“We realize it is totally impossible for the people’s desired change to come without us getting involved. It was on that ground some of us feel its time for us to submit ourselves to service to humanity and our people .
“We will ensure that Nigeria moves to the next level, and ensure that people understand what legislative job is all about.
“From all indication it appears that the APC led government have nothing to offer the country. So people of like minds and patriotic Nigerians must begin to come on board to ensure that democracy is been sustained.
“We took our time to study coming of this government APC from 2015 to 2017. I took my time as the leader of my organization (Arewa Youth Consultative Forum) for two years to be sure of our taught. We envisage the combination of character that form the party APC, and realize that this government have nothing to offer.
“On that basis we begin to critically analyze and objectively criticize some of their policies,” he said.